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Israel says Hamas kidnapped teens

Sun, 2014-06-15 12:44
Israel accuses the Islamist movement Hamas of abducting three teenagers in the West Bank, which Hamas has denied.

VIDEO: Goalline cameras award France goal

Sun, 2014-06-15 12:21
France double their lead after Karim Benzema's shot is shown by goalline technology to have deflected in off Honduras goalkeeper Noel Valladares.

Ballance eyes England win after ton

Sun, 2014-06-15 12:17
Gary Ballance targets an England win on the final day against Sri Lanka at Lord's after his unbeaten 104 helps them to a lead of 389.

Pakistan in tribal area offensive

Sun, 2014-06-15 11:42
Pakistan's army says it has launched a "comprehensive operation" against militants in North Waziristan, near the Afghan border.

Clashes prompt curfew in Sri Lanka

Sun, 2014-06-15 11:11
A curfew is imposed on two southern Sri Lankan towns after clashes between Muslims and hardline Buddhists.

Gandys Flip Flops: Footwear with soul

Sun, 2014-06-15 11:01
The tsunami orphans who are putting their best foot forward

VIDEO: Monument to navy personnel unveiled

Sun, 2014-06-15 10:30
A monument dedicated to past, present and future navy personnel has been unveiled in the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.

Dimitrov wins title at Queen's Club

Sun, 2014-06-15 10:25
Grigor Dimitrov beats Feliciano Lopez to win his fourth career title at the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club.

VIDEO: Highlights: Swiss beat Ecuador 2-1

Sun, 2014-06-15 10:16
Watch highlights as substitute Haris Seferovic scores a dramatic late winner to give Switzerland a 2-1 victory over Ecuador in Group E.

VIDEO: Rik Mayall World Cup song hits charts

Sun, 2014-06-15 10:10
A World Cup song by Rik Mayall recorded in 2010 - Noble England - has gone straight into the top 10 of the UK's official singles chart after a campaign on social media.

Rik Mayall single reaches UK top 10

Sun, 2014-06-15 10:07
A football song recorded by Rik Mayall four years ago goes into the UK top 10 after a campaign by fans to pay tribute to the late comedian.

Ballance ton puts England in command

Sun, 2014-06-15 10:00
Gary Ballance hits his maiden Test century as England close day four of the first Test 389 ahead of Sri Lanka.

PM call to end British 'bashfulness'

Sun, 2014-06-15 09:47
People should stop being "bashful" about their Britishness, the PM says, as he urges a "muscular" promotion of the UK's values and institutions.

Colombia votes in runoff election

Sun, 2014-06-15 09:40
Colombians go to the polls in a runoff to choose their next president after a campaign dominated by the future of peace talks with Farc rebels.

Name of woman found dead released

Sun, 2014-06-15 09:35
The woman who was found dead at a house in Ballymena, County Antrim, was Denise Dunlop, who was 32.

Saudi workers protected from sun

Sun, 2014-06-15 09:27
New health and safety regulations to protect outdoor workers from the sun come into effect in Saudi Arabia.

Captain Scarlet voice actor dies

Sun, 2014-06-15 08:53
Actor Francis Matthews, who was the voice of Captain Scarlet in Gerry Anderson's 1960s TV show, dies at the age of 86.

National naval memorial unveiled

Sun, 2014-06-15 08:43
A memorial for all those who have served in the Royal Navy and associated services is unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum.

VIDEO: Police crackdown on naked bike event

Sun, 2014-06-15 08:38
People in Mexico City and Caracas have taken part in the annual World Naked Bike Ride.

VIDEO: How does World Cup spray work?

Sun, 2014-06-15 08:17
Referees at the Football World Cup in Brazil are using a white spray to help enforce the correct distance between the ball and defenders during a free kick.
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